ICQC,R Documents

Technical guidelines for the safe movement of cacao germplasm

Revised from the FAO/IPGRI Technical Guidelines No. 20 (Fourth Update, 2021).

The CacaoNet Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Cacao Germplasm provide updated information on the precautions and quarantine measures that can be taken to minimise the risk of spread of pests and diseases when cacao genetic resources are being moved for research, crop improvement, plant breeding, exploration or conservation.



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Operating Proceedures

The procedures in place governing the operation of ICQC,R.

 Download PDF Updated January 2024


Newsletters have been regularly distributed to keep members of the cocoa community informed about developments at the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre, Reading.

These newsletters are distributed via e-mail to the INGENIC group. However, current and past editions can also be downloaded from the links below:

 May 2024

 November 2022

 August 2015

 June 2012

 September 2011

 December 2008

 June 2007

 October 2006

 March 2006

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